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Bark of the Irish Pet Pawrade | Costume Contest | Saturday, March 19, 2022 Recap

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BARK OF THE IRISH PET PAWRADE & COSTUME CONTEST RECAP


The inaugural Bark of the Irish Pet Pawrade was a success!


Thank you to everyone who helped make it happen:

Event Committee volunteers

Chief Jones, Lt. Meek, and the entire Kemah Police Department

Kemah City staff and City crew

Bayside Bed & Biscuit

Greg's Groom n Room (Ashley & Greg Bueker)

Danielle Pettersen with PawTree

Gulf Coast Tiny Paws Rescue

Morgan's Paradise Animal Rescue Starbucks - the new Kemah FM518 location and the Boardwalk location 

Joint Collaboration of Gardenkids Of Kemah & YMCA TeenLife Volunteers Parade Marshals Charles Barkley and Amie Cave

Costume Contest Judges - Greg Bueker, Kathy Gray, and Deb Streater

Below you will find a few photos highlighting the memorable moments we all shared:

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20+ dogs participated in the parade along with their humans and many parade attendees. 

Congrats to the costume contest winners:

First Place Pooch Heidi and owner Jeana Pappas

Second Place Pooch Josie and owners Elaine & Steve McGough

Third Place Pooch Tiny and owner Ryleigh Pappas


Thanks for coming by and celebrating this free, fun, family-friendly event with us!

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SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2022 10:00 A.M.

Line up begins at 9:30 A.M. at the former Kemah Visitor's Center, 604 Bradford Ave. Costume contest following the parade. 

Decorated doggie strollers and wagons welcome. Leashes required. Thank you.

Pet vendors will be on site, as well as two markets! Toucan Alley Market 10 A.M. – 6 P.M. @ 609 Bradford and Clipper House Shops farmer's market 2 – 6 P.M. @ 710 Bradford. 

"Pet friendly" signs will be posted on local businesses and many will be offering dog treats and/or specials.

Special thanks to Bayside Bed & Biscuit, Greg's Groom n' Room, and Danielle Pettersen with PawTree for donating prize baskets.

Parade Marshals will be Handsome boxer, Charles Barkley and Amie Cave. Amie owns imassage.Pro, manager at Voodoo Hut, champion of all things Kemah, and Houston Bay Area Jeep Event Organizer.


BOI Pet Pawrade Flyer

Parade Route

BOI Pawrade Route

We look forward to seeing you there!

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